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Praying mantis

Habitat:

Really not sure....they are pretty rare here in Hungary as far as I can tell. This one was in a back garden and the only other time I've ever seen one was on a bus....on the green handrail, I barely spotted it!

Notes:

The picture is the right way up....the mantis was hanging upside down! Hungarian name: Imádkozó sáska



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4 Comments

CikraVajnai
CikraVajnai 7 years ago

yes it is I think....about 9 -10cm-ish.

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 7 years ago

Is it big like this one: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/632... ?

CikraVajnai
CikraVajnai 7 years ago

The first time i saw one I thought it had escaped from someone's terrarium!

rubens.luciano
rubens.luciano 7 years ago

I didn´t expect to find a big Mantis like this one in Europe. Very interesting.

Velence, Dunántúl, Hungary

Lat: 47.22, Long: 18.66

Spotted on Aug 21, 2011
Submitted on Aug 21, 2011

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